Brampton to offer financial assistance to seniors for snow removal

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City Council has authorized a Financial Assistance Program to help senior citizens and physically-challenged homeowners with costs associated with hiring assistance in removing snow from their sidewalks and driveways.

Qualifying applicants may receive a grant of up to $200 for non-corner lot properties.

Up to $300 grants may be issued for corner lot properties with sidewalks on two sides of the property or where both sidewalks are not cleared by City forces.

In order to qualify for the program, the applicant must be 65 years of age or more at the date of the application or be restricted to the permanent use of crutches or braces, permanently confined to a wheelchair, or be permanently disabled in a way that restricts physical mobility.They must also own and occupy the property on which the application is made and not have claimed a credit on any other property for the same winter season.They may not live in a condominium dwelling whereby all snow removal is the direct responsibility of the condominium corporation.

Applicants may return the application during the winter season up until April 30, 2020.

After the City has approved an application, the reimbursement form may be used to provide proof of service to the City of Brampton. Requests for rebates must be received by July 31, 2020.

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